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IRI Releases ‘Growth Leaders in CPG’ Study

Each year, IRI partners with the Boston Consulting Group on the annual Growth Leaders in CPG study. It analyzes the growth performance of hundreds of public and private consumer packaged goods companies. In 2020, U.S. CPG growth in measured channels significantly accelerated by 10.4%. That dramatically outpaced the prior three-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of […]

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Sarasin Is Association CEO of the Year

CEO Update has named Leslie Sarasin, CEO of the Food Industry Association (FMI), the 2021 Association CEO of the Year. For those with longish memories, Sarasin was president and CEO of the American Frozen Food Institute from 1989-2008. FMI chairman Randy Edeker, chairman, president and CEO of Hy-Vee, Inc., praised Sarasin for her leadership, calling […]

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IDDBA Cancels Show

But association plans show in Atlanta June 5-7 in 2022.  Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) is canceling the trade show that was planned for June 6-8 in Houston. It cited input from industry members, and concern for the safety of attendees, exhibitors, and IDDBA community tied to COVID-19. You can […]

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RFA Symposium Is April 20-21

The Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA) announced the schedule and opened registration for its Virtual Spring Symposium, being held April 20-21.  The event will run from 1:00-4:00 pm ET each day.  Registration is by company, so any number of individuals from each registered business can attend the event for one low fee.  Sponsorships are available. Kicking […]

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Suzy Surveys Shoppers on Veggie Burgers

Shoppers surveyed by Suzy ( say they plan to buy more veggie burgers in the next three months while cutting back on beef burgers. The survey, done in early February by the New York-based real-time market research platform, was of 520 shoppers aged 13-73, split evenly between male and female. There have been reports of […]

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Mason Dixie new product

New from Mason Dixie

First clean-label biscuit breakfast sandwich debuts nationwide in May, including in Whole Foods. Known for its better-for-you frozen baked goods, Mason Dixie Foods (, Baltimore, Md., will debut the first clean-label biscuit breakfast sandwich at retailers nationwide this May, including Whole Foods Market. Ready to heat/eat breakfast sandwiches are one of the most frequently requested […]

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NestFresh Offers Seasonal Packaging

Denver-based NestFresh ( is introducing bright new seasonal packaging for spring, set to hit retailers’ shelves in late March. They’ll be available as long as supplies last. “Today, technology allows for short-run package design, which presents a unique opportunity for a specialty egg manufacturer like NestFresh,” shares Sotheary Hom, marketing manager. “By dialing into consumer […]

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Jimmy Dean Omelet Minis offer a bite-sized spin on the favorite egg breakfast and are available in two delicious varieties: Sausage & Cheddar and Gouda & Bacon.

New from Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean debuts Loaded Sausage Bites and Omelet Minis, made with breakfast meats, eggs and cheese. They bite-size refrigerated items come in single-serve cups. Omelet Minis are available in Sausage & Cheddar and Gouda & Bacon. Sausage Bites deliver come in Meat Lovers and Turkey. Jimmy Dean ( is based in Springdale, Ark.

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